A seasoned Paralympian, Rio 2016 was Claire’s fourth Paralympics and most successful to date. She entered the world stage at only 16 years old, qualifying for Athens and coming home with two bronze medals, a bronze at the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, and a further two silvers and a bronze at the Olympic Games in London 2012.
London 2012 saw a big boost in Claire’s profile as she was chosen to be one of the faces of Channel 4’s hugely successful Meet the Superhumans campaign, she was featured on billboards Nationwide and in a number of adverts on Channel 4 speaking candidly about her disability.
Claire’s performance in the pool at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games was impressive, with experience under her belt, she won silver in the SB8 100m breaststroke and her first gold in the 4 x 100m medley relay.
Claire is a great ambassador for disability sport and regularly gives motivational talks to children and adults.
- Winner of the 2017 Altafulla ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- Winner of the 2017 GBR Paratriathlon National Championships;
- 4th place at the 2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series; and
- 6th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam.
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